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2017 AIR FORUM • MAY 30 – JUNE 2, 2017 • WASHINGTON, DC

The AIR Forum, the Association's annual conference, is the world’s largest gathering of higher-education professionals working in institutional research, assessment, planning, and related postsecondary education fields. This four-day conference includes more than 300 presentations by colleagues representing all sectors of higher education and an exhibit hall featuring the latest tools and resources to support data use for decision making.

Conference Center & Hotel

Washington Marriott Marquis

Travel and Hotel Information


Opens February 6, 2017

Information and Fees

Schedule at a Glance

Monday 5/29

  • Pre-Conference Workshops* (all day)

Tuesday 5/30 Forum Opening Day

  • Pre-Conference Workshops* (AM)
  • Impact Sessions (PM)

Wednesday 5/31

  • Opening Plenaries (AM)
  • Concurrent Sessions all day
  • Exhibit Hall Open

Thursday 6/1

  • Concurrent Sessions (all day)
  • Exhibit Hall Open

Friday 6/2

  • Concurrent Sessions (AM)
  • Closing Brunch & Keynote

* Additional Fee Required


Important Dates

January 12 2017

Sessions Accepted

Presenters Notified

January 12 - 25 2017

Proposal Resubmission Open

February 6 2017

Registration Opens

May 8, 2017

Hotel Group Rate Ends

Catch up on past conferences

2016 Review

From fun photo galleries to the conference schedule and program book, check out the 2016 website to learn more about the Forum experience.

Visit the 2016 Forum Site

2016 Digital Pass

This free member benefit provides access to recordings of over 40 highly-rated Forum sessions.

View Free (AIR Members)

2016 Forum Resources

AIR members receive free access to Forum educational content, including scholarly papers and PowerPoint slides.

View Free (AIR Members)

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